Edmund Optics

Edmund Optics® (EO) is a leading global manufacturer and distributor of precision optics, optical assemblies and imaging components with headquarters in the USA and manufacturing facilities in the US, Asia and Europe. With a portfolio of more than 30.200 products, EO has the world’s largest inventory of optical components.

Top-Hat Cube

Technological advancements at Laser Components’ partner Holo/OR have made possible a single polychromatic element which converts a Gaussian beam to a collimated top-hat


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Matthew Dale explores some of the latest technology for manipulating and measuring the beam, including a multi-spot optical module for laser brazing and a contactless beam analysis device


Moving to very high power lasers for welding metals, like aluminium in car production, has some big benefits, as Greg Blackman finds out

Analysis and opinion